Come Aug. 1, if your pet isn’t a service animal don’t try passing it off as one.
That day sees a wave of new state laws take effect, including one that makes it a crime to knowingly misrepresent an animal as an assistance animal in a public place in order to obtain rights or privileges available to someone who qualifies for a service animal.
Other new laws passed during the 2018 session that take effect Aug. 1 include those that close a DWI loophole for snowmobile and ATV use; broaden Minnesota’s law requiring motorists move over for emergency vehicles on the side of the highway; and, codify the state’s $850 million settlement with 3M over perfluorochemical contamination of drinking water.
'A very successful session?' Or, 'a debacle?' The reviews are mixed in the immediate aftermath of the 2018 session.
Introduced in March 2017 by Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein (DFL-New Brighton) and Sen. Carolyn Laine (DFL-Columbia Heights), HF2470/SF2259, aims to stop the cycle of opioid misuse and addiction through education.
The conference committee tasked with hammering out the differences that divide the House and Senate on a laundry list of major issues met for the first time Tuesday afternoon.
Republican legislative majority offers mixed reactions to proposed tax system overhauls and DMV fixes.
The latest numbers are a $517 million swing from the November forecast
The state’s latest economic forecast projects a budget deficit of $188 million for the current two-year biennium, and a $586 million deficit for the 2020-21 biennium
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